We’re halfway through October and Halloween is just around the corner. If you’re anything like me, this fall crept up on you and your house or apartment is far from ready for the season. If you’re looking for some family friendly crafts to help decorate your house, check out these 5 books.
1. 23 Halloween Crafts For Kids: Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas And Spooky Décor by Prime Publishing
This is a fun book available for free on Kindle (or the free Kindle app). There are a series of costume ideas if you’re looking to create one from scratch varying from a “No Sew Monster Costume” to “Knightly Shields and Helmets.” There are also a variety of snacks and decorations to make such as “Witchy Pinecone Owls” and “Trick-or-Treat Party Poppers.”
2. 30 Halloween Crafts For Kids by Kate Williams
Kate Williams is an award nominated crafts blogger. This collection gives ideas for making ghosts, witches, pumpkins, mummies, and more using materials you probably already have around the house. Williams also provides ideas for how to modify the crafts to suit younger or older children so that your whole family can enjoy.
3. Halloween Paper Crafts: 11 Homemade Halloween Decorations, Halloween Treat Bag Ideas, And More by Prime Publishing
This is another free Kindle book with some great homemade ideas. Some of the crafts you can find in this book include “Easy Peasy Paper Pumpkins” and “Spooky Halloween Candle Wrap.”
4. 50 Halloween Crafts For Little Kids by Georgina Bomer
These crafts vary in type to catch the interest of all kids. They include painting, collages, paper plate crafts, decorations, and more. Many of the crafts are geared toward preschool aged children and the materials are all things you probably have at home already.
5. Origami Halloween: Easy Paper Folding For Halloween by Kasittik
For older children, origami can be a fun and inexpensive way to decorate for Halloween. Kasittik gives directions on how to make everything from bats to ghosts to jack-o-lanterns. Each design is illustrated with step by step directions.
What is your favorite Halloween craft?
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